Principal SQL Server DBA SQL 2016, Cloud Global leaders

Talent Point Ltd
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal SQL Server DBA (SQL 2016, Cloud) Global leaders

One of the most successful (and profitable) business stories to emerge from the tech scene in London. In the last 10 years we have gone from just 5 people in a small office, to over 600 staff globally. We are now working with over 80% of the market around the world, providing award winning products to the events industry. Our complex products are constantly evolving with the latest technologies, innovative ideas, customer relationships and most of all our very very talented team.

We are growing at an astronomical pace with one of the most interesting technical teams in London. You will be working in an Agile environment where collaboration is key, creativity is encouraged and your progression in our company is incredibly important.

With the development of new products and entering into the U.S market, the Lead SQL DBA will play a huge role in our success moving forward. The role offers huge scope for a Senior DBA to take the next step in your career. As the Lead SQL DBA you will be owning this function and taking responsibilities for all SQL Server databases and there is A LOT! I'm talking about thousands of servers, terabyte databases, Big Data, different versions (SQL 2000 all the way up to 2016.)

What we are looking for?
A talented hands on Senior Production DBA to step into a Lead DBA position
This is a production DBA position, so you aren't expected to develop. However, you will be working with architects, Product teams, Developers, Engineers, QA's, Support etc.
It will be expected that you can work collaboratively together with teams, solid understanding of development practices and ability to review code.
Very experienced in advanced T-SQL
Proven experience with SQL Server performance analysis, troubleshooting and tuning
Hands on experience of SQL Server high-availability and disaster recovery solutions
Experience working with large databases in a production environment
A senior DBA who is keen to take the next step into a Lead role.
Pro active problem solver, ability to implement best practice and set high quality standards
Assisting in the creation and maintenance of reports (SSRS)
Install, configure and test new instances and versions of MSSQL
SQL optimization, trouble shooting, performance monitoring and tuning
Maintain appropriate levels of technical and procedural documentation
Take ownership of the production environment, whilst working closely with developers/ engineers
Quick learner, ambitious DBA who wants to make their mark on a global leading business

If this role sounds like it could be a great fit then please send your cv to Shannin () or send your cv directly through this advert.

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd (including the trading name First Point) is a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) 00072652, an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.